The Importance of the Operating Agreement

The operating agreement may just be the most important document your new small business has. Not only is an operating agreement required by New York law, it is crucial for defining the rules of management and the rights of the members. A well written, well thought out operating agreement can foresee ... Read More >

Maintaining Liability Protections of an LLC or Corporation – Small Business Lawyer

Maintaining Liability Protections of an LLC or Corporation One of the primary advantages of registering a business as an LLC or corporation is liability protection in the form of safeguarding a business owner’s personal assets from being reached by a business creditor or in the case of legal ... Read More >

Why a Small Business Lawyer is Essential to Business Owners

Starting and running a small business can be a complicated matter. Along with the day-to-day activities, the owner must also deal with the larger legal issues pertaining to their business. Oftentimes business owners lack the legal knowledge to handle these issues effectively, and end up hurting ... Read More >

Business Dissolutions in New York

A corporation or an LLC can at any time decide to undergo a business dissolution. Upon dissolution, the business will no longer exist. However, even after dissolution certain requirements exist. A business dissolution may be voluntary or by proclamation. Procedure for Voluntary Business ... Read More >

How to Satisfy the NY LLC Publication Requirement

New York Limited Liability Company Law requires the publication of a notice of formation of a LLC within 120 days. Essentially, it is a notice to the community of the formation of the company, the address of the company and upon whom notice of a lawsuit should be served. Failure to complete ... Read More >

How to Start a Small Business in New York

While statistics vary, as many as 50 percent of new small businesses will not survive five years. This does not seem to deter many entrepreneurs; and to many starting a business is the ultimate American dream. Most potential entrepreneurs have an idea for a business but no clue what to do to make ... Read More >

Common Limited Liability Company (LLC) Questions

Limited Liability Companies became a popular legal entity choice for small business owners in the early 90s. Best described as a hybrid between a corporation and partnership, an LLC offers numerous advantages, with relatively few disadvantages. An LLC is easier to form and operate than a ... Read More >

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